[arch-dev-public] [signoff] syslog-ng-3.0.1-1

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 07:31:02 EDT 2009

On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 12:17 AM, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
>> I get same thing when running as root. Do you have a var symlink in
>> /usr? If so, that's why it works for you.
>> I don't know what could be the problem as we already use
>> --localstatedir=/var/lib/syslog-ng.  Maybe there's a configure  option
>> for the location of the pid file.
> it seems i have such an old system that it still has this old symlink :D
> ok i'll fix it tomorrow

>From filesystem 2009.01 pkgbuild :
  # fhs compliance
  (cd $startdir/pkg/usr; ln -s ../var var)

So most systems should have this symlink, but I also think it would be
better to avoid using it.
It seems weird to have usr/var/... files in a package while these
files are going to end up in /var/ when installed.

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